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Hymn in honour of Blessed John Henry Newman

From the Birmingham Oratory website: The 9th of October is the feast of Blessed John Henry Newman, the founder of the English Oratory. A new Latin hymn in his honour has been commissioned by the Birmingham Oratory and composed by Fr.John … Continue reading

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Remember the Cat at the Birmingham Oratory?

I am sure you will remember the now famous ‘Pushkin’ at the Birmingham Oratory, and the moment the Holy Father tickled his chin thus ensuring the cat was forever in the annals of immortality! I am sure this book will … Continue reading

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